January 28, 2015 - Industry News
The action affects approximately 205,000 vehicles in the 2010-2013 model years.
Tags: Ford Taurus, Lincoln, Lincoln MKS, 2010-MY, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford, Mid-Size Sedans, Luxury Sedans
Ford Motor Co. is recalling 16,091 2014 model-year Ford Transit Connect vehicles because the safety belt fasteners may not have been tightened properly during assembly.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Recalls, Ford, 2014-MY, Compact Vans
January 27, 2015 - Industry News
Ford Motor Co. has opened a research center in Silicon Valley to accelerate its development of technologies and experiments in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data.
Tags: Connected Vehicle Technology, Ford, Automated Driving
January 21, 2015 - Industry News
To qualify for the highest possible overall rating, the vehicle received five-star ratings in the frontal crash and side crash tests.
Tags: Crash Tests, Ford, 2015-MY, Large SUVs, NHTSA, Ford Expedition
The 2015 Ford F-150 has been rated to have the lowest impact on the environment, lowest cost of ownership, and the top-rated production chain in terms of social justice among full-size pickup trucks, according to an automotive research firm.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Ford, 2015-MY, Fuel Economy, TCO, Lifecycle Costs
January 14, 2015 - Industry News
ROUSH CleanTech will begin offering propane autogas versions of Ford medium-duty vehicles equipped with the 6.8-liter V-8, following certification from the California Air Resources Board (CARB).
Tags: Ford F-450, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford, Ford F-650, CARB, Medium-Duty Trucks, Ford E-450
January 12, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has reintroduced its GT supercar with an innovative light-weighting strategy that uses carbon fiber and an ultra-efficient EcoBoost engine.
Tags: Supercar, Ford, Carbon Fiber, Lightweighting, Aluminum
January 9, 2015 - Industry News
Ford's Transit Connect paced a 28 percent increase in sales of compact vans in 2014 in a segment that saw the introduction of one new model with a second model debuting in early 2015.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Compact Vans, Trends, Ford, Nissan NV200
January 7, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has elevated Mark LaNeve to the role of vice president of U.S. marketing, sales, and service to replace John Felice, a former Ford fleet executive who retires after 30 years with the company.
Tags: Retirement, Ford, Automotive Executives, Promotions
January 6, 2015 - Global News
Vehicle sales in Brazil dropped last year despite hefty government incentives, as a weak economy weighed on consumer confidence.
Tags: Volkswagen, Ford, General Motors, Brazil, Market Conditions
January 5, 2015 - Industry News
Ford is unveiling a slew of mobile apps available for its SYNC AppLink that range from minute-by-minute weather updates to safety features to discourage drivers from texting while behind the wheel.
Tags: Ford SYNC, Ford, Consumer Electronics Show, Mobile Apps
General Motors sold the most fleet vehicles in 2014 on the strength of its daily rental fleet sales, while Ford delivered the most vehicles to commercial and government fleets amid a rising tide of vehicle sales to close out the year.
Tags: Fleet Sales, Ford, General Motors, FCA US
The Life360 application will include Drive Mode, a new capability that automatically alerts the user's circle when he or she is driving so text messaging can be postponed.
Tags: Ford SYNC, Ford, Mobile Apps
January 4, 2015 - Industry News
As part of two new recalls, Ford dealers will address issues related to fuel pumps and the location of push-button keyless ignition switches.
Tags: Ford Escape, Lincoln, Recalls, Ford, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Lincoln MKC, Compact SUVs
December 31, 2014 - Industry News
Ford will launch a comprehensive marketing campaign for its aluminum-body 2015 F-150 pickup during the first-ever college football playoff on New Year's Day with TV commercials, Web episodes, radio ads, event marketing, and a mobile device campaign.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pickup Trucks, Ford, Advertising, 2015-MY
December 22, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has shipped more than 8,000 2015 F-150 pickup trucks to dealers, and the trucks should arrive in the next few days at dealers across the country.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pickup Trucks, Order-to-Delivery Times, Vehicle Transportation, Ford, Dealers, 2015-MY
December 19, 2014 - Press Release
Since 2002, Ford has successfully ensured that nearly 100% of all new service and maintenance parts associated with new model launches are available when vehicles hit showroom floors.
Tags: Ford, OEM Parts, Parts Management
December 16, 2014 - Industry News
The recalls will affect more than 1 million vehicles equipped with restraint control modules manufactured by Robert Bosch LLC.
Tags: Recalls, Ford, Air Bags, NHTSA, FCA US, Bosch
December 16, 2014 - Press Release
More than 700 Ford employees helped out in soup kitchens, food banks, shelters and care centers in eight different states to help feed the hungry during the holiday season.
Tags: Charity, Ford
December 11, 2014 - Industry News
Ford is rolling out a new communications and entertainment system for the 2016 model year called Sync 3 that replaces MyFord Touch as Ford launches the third generation of its connected-car system.
Tags: Infotainment Systems, Ford, Ford SYNC
December 9, 2014 - Industry News
The recalled modified vans have Ricon-manufactured wheelchair lifts at risk for cracking.
Tags: Chevrolet, Dodge, Mercedes-Benz, Recalls, Ford, Chevrolet Express, Paratransit, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Full-Size Vans, Ford E-Series, Ricon, Cummings Mobility Conversion & Supply, Dodge Sprinter
December 4, 2014 - Industry News
The recall affects 728 2015 model-year cars that may have a faulty fuel pressure sensor that can lead to a pressurized fuel leak.
Tags: Recalls, Ford Mustang, Ford, 2015-MY, Sports Cars
The action affects 19,825 2014-MY cargo vans that may have a problem with a loosening exterior plastic panel on the sliding door.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Ford Transit Connect, Recalls, Ford, 2014-MY, Compact Vans
November 21, 2014 - Industry News
Ford's redesigned 2015 F-150 pickup truck was named the 2014 Fleet Truck of the Year by fleet managers from across all industries and fleet sizes.
Tags: Ford F-150, Fleet Truck of the Year, Ford, Awards, 2015-MY
Ford has increased the fuel efficiency of its 2015 F-150 by up to 29 percent with a lighter-weight aluminum body, pushing highway mpg for a gasoline-powered pickup to 26 mpg.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Fuel Economy, Ford, Aluminum, 2015-MY
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